donderdag 9 januari 2020

Hemmings Daily: Los Angeles, 1964

Los Angeles, 1964
Date: November 1964 Location: Cahuenga Pass, Hollywood Freeway, Los Angeles, California Source: via Los Angeles Public Library What do you see here?
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This LS-based V-16 is real, and it's spectacular
Somehow we missed this engine at the 2019 SEMA Show, probably mistaking it for two V-8 placed very close together. A V-16, after all, is not something you see very often, and a brand new one is even more unexpected. It's from Sixteeen Power Performance Marine Engines, hailing from the metro Detroit area, and comes […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1984 Pontiac Firebird custom
Highly customized 1984 Pontiac Firebird for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: This custom car is built on a GM F-Body Pontiac Firebird chassis as show car and daily driver. Custom exterior and interior all functional. Structure is fiberglass. This 1984 Pontiac Firebird is a true custom classic. Engine: GM Chevrolet 350(LT-1) port-fuel injection. […]
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After recent Pierce-Arrow Society ruling, car clubs given some control over fates of resurrected brands
In the annals of automotive history lie the names of thousands of dead carmakers. While most of them remain long-forgotten, some still carry enough cachet for occasional attempts at reviving those brands. Or, at least, that was the case until a recent U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruling that effectively put the fates of defunct […]
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San Diego, 1964
Date: December 1964 Location: Urey Hall parking lot, UCSD, San Diego, California Source: Charles H. Graves, via UCSD Library Digital Collections What do you see here?
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A brand-new business focusing on Model A Fords, at a semi-secret California Desert landmark
If you've ever traveled Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Los Angeles, the name Chiriaco Summit should be familiar. It is a literal oasis in the desert: a Chevron station, a Foster's Freeze, clean bathrooms, a general store, a coffee shop, a municipal airport, and a vintage garage that (until recently) had been shuttered. From the […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 2000 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG
It's a 2000 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG for sale on Hemmings.com. 349 horsepower might not seem like much today, but in the year 2000 it was 4 hp more than the base Chevrolet Corvette had. From the seller's description: This is the performance toy of an enthusiast. I am the third owner. Original owner surgeon had […]
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